Splendidly Victorian : essays in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British history in honour of Walter L. Arnstein /

"The eminent historian of Victorian Britain, Walter L. Arnstein has, over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, arguably introduced more students to British history than any other American historian. This collection of essays by some of his former students celebrates Arnstein'...

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Other Authors: Shirley, Michael H.
Larson, Todd E. A.

Arnstein, Walter L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2001.
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Summary:"The eminent historian of Victorian Britain, Walter L. Arnstein has, over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, arguably introduced more students to British history than any other American historian. This collection of essays by some of his former students celebrates Arnstein's inspirational teaching and writing with surveys and analyses of various aspects of the social, cultural, economic and political history of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain."--Jacket.

These essays in 19th- and 20th-century British history are collected together in honour of historian Walter L. Arnstein. Topics addressed include: Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Derby, party politics and naval administration; 20th-century health care choices in Lancashire working-class communities; the London Missionary Society's Mongolian Missions - British insights into the Great Game in Asia; religious periodicals and their influence in the Victorian prelude; the Bismarck myth and the Congress of Berlin in the British review press, 1878-1879; advertising the army - political aesthetics and British Army fashion, 1815-1855; and more.

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Physical Description:ix, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography:"Walter leaves Arnstein: a bibliography": pages 243-246.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0754602893
1138643866
9780754602897
9781138643864